All posts tagged 'TBI'

Falling TV Sets Pose A Real Danger To Children

Posted on July 22nd, 2013 · Posted in Brain Injury

Virtually everyone has a TV set, and who knew how much of a safety risk it is for kids. More than 17,000 children, or one child every 30 minutes,  are treated in U.S. emergency departments each year for a TV-related injury, according to a study published online Monday by the..
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TBIs For Youth Athletes Soar, CDC Reports

Posted on July 13th, 2013 · Posted in Brain Injury

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are calling for public policy changes to stem the increase of sports-related brain injuries in youths, according to Bloomberg News. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-11/brain-trauma-surge-among-youth-athletes-raises-cdc-alarm.html In its weekly Morbidity and Mortality report, the CDC said that the success rate in reducing head trauma in motor vehicle accidents..
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Pre-Severe Brain Injury and Coma: A Baseball Star

Posted on February 14th, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 4 of 36 in the series Zachary Pre-Severe Brain Injury: Zach Part Four  One of the things that makes Zach’s story compelling is the portrait of such a young and dynamic man pre-severe brain injury – baseball star, homecoming queen, party animal.  He had much to lose..
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Amnesia After Severe Brain Injury Ends On Transfer To Rehab

Posted on February 13th, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 3 of 36 in the series Zachary Amnesia After Severe Brain Injury: Zach Part Three  Zach believes that his amnesia after severe brain injury ends and he remembers the moment he awoke from his coma.  For a coma that is not drug induced, this would be highly..
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Retrograde Amnesia from TBI: Confused Whereabouts

Posted on February 12th, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 2 of 36 in the series Zachary Retrograde Amnesia from TBI: Zach Part Two  As there is almost always a period of retrograde amnesia from TBI that precedes a coma brain injury, one would by definition, expect someone who emerges from a coma, to be confused as..
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Gabrielle Giffords Illustrates Long Road To TBI Recovery

Posted on February 11th, 2013 · Posted in Brain Injury

Former Arizona Congressman Gabrielle Giffords has made a lot of strides since she was shot in the head at point blank range roughly two years ago. At one point shortly after the attack on her, she could only spoke two words, “what” and “chicken.” Now Giffords is among those leading..
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Recovery From Brain Injury: The ‘Not Quites” of Miracles and

Posted on February 10th, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 1 of 36 in the series Zachary Recovery From Brain Injury: Zach Part One   This is the story of Zach Gauvin, author of the autobiographical book, the Miracle Kid.  But recovery from brain injury is not about “miracles” – it is about medicine, it is about rehabilitation,..
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Hope for TBI Despair: You Are Not Alone

Posted on February 8th, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 34 of 34 in the series Craig Hope for TBI Despair: Craig Part Thirty Four – Conclusion – – You are not Alone In conclusion of our interview with Craig he talks about the hope for TBI despair and that life is not now what it was..
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Medical Information: Making TBI Information Mandatory

Posted on February 7th, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 33 of 34 in the series Craig TBI Medical Information or Lack There Of: Craig Part Thirty Three  I discussed with Craig the resistance that the medical staff is to new TBI Medical Information and what we can do to make it mandatory for them to..
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Relationship Support: TBI Support for Relationships

Posted on February 6th, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 32 of 34 in the series Craig Relationship Support: Craig Part Thirty Two  Craig talks about relationship support with hi family members and where he got the most help for this from.  How being a father was the Rehab and their relationship support. The Importance of..
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